Safeguarding

 

 

Policy - Summary

We are committed to promoting and supporting environments that enable and encourage concerns to be raised and responded to openly and consistently and which:

 

  • are youth-friendly child-friendly and nurture their positive development

  • enable children and young people to be active contributors to the church community

  • protect children and young people from actual or potential harm

  • ensure that all people feel welcomed, respected and safe from abuse

  • encourage adults who may be vulnerable to lead as independent a life as possible, to choose how to lead their life, and to be active contributors to the church community

  • protect adults who may be vulnerable from actual or potential harm

  • ensure that all people feel welcomed, respected and safe from abuse

  • protect those vulnerable to domestic abuse from actual or potential harm

  • recognise equality amongst people and within relationships

 

If you have any concerns regarding safeguarding issues please contact the Holy Trinity Safeguarding officers

Holy Trinity Safeguarding Officers (PSO’s)

Sarah Diamond, Judith Standing and Steve Jordan

 

Email: safeguarding@holytrinity.life or via church office: 02086990172

 

 

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers contact details 

 

General number: 020 7939 9423 or for urgent matters out of hours: 0208 38746743

Moira Murray, Interim Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
moira.murray@southwark.anglican.org
020 7939 9423
07982 279713

Marie Daly, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org
020 7939 9441
07946 255295

Louise Vernon, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org
0207 939 9462
07946 255622

 

 

Other useful contacts

 

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child. 

Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse. 

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to. 

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm). 

 

 

More information on safeguarding in Southwark Diocese can be found in the latest version of ‘A Safe Church’.